Serious Lawyers for Serious Injuries

Truck Hits Schoolbus Carrying Children

Published on Jun 18, 2019 at 12:00 am in Truck Accidents.

A recent afternoon accident between a school bus and a semi-truck in Bailey County, Texas, has resulted in 10 children, the bus driver, and the truck driver being transported to various hospitals for evaluation. The children in the bus were heading home after a day of summer school classes. Despite minimal injuries, all parties ought to seek the counsel of a Texas trucking accident lawyer for coverage and peace of mind.

All children, fortunately, were unharmed in the crash, though they, their families, and the school are likely and understandably shaken up after the event. Despite the children being fine, it is standard protocol to have the children sent to a hospital to ensure their safety and wellbeing, rather than risk negligence. Following evaluations, the children were returned to the school. There are no reports of the bus driver sustaining any injury, serious or otherwise, but that the truck driver had incapacitating injuries, though no further details were given.

The school bus and semi-truck, which was carrying cattle, reportedly crashed on 214. Reports indicate that the truck was behind the school bus and as the bus was taking a turn onto CR-1028, the truck attempted to pass it and the collision occurred. The front left of the bus and the front of the truck sustained damage, but remained upright without any signs of overturning. Again, according to reports, the truck driver was admitted to the hospital with incapacitating injuries, but no additional details on his medical status have been issued.

At this point, no charges have been filed by any parties involved and the investigation is still ongoing. In our opinions, there is no guarantee a settlement will occur and the parties will go through their respective insurance companies; however, it is not entirely ruled out. Any party involved could theoretically seek damages as a result of the accident.

We are happy to hear that all 10 children are safe and did not sustain any serious injuries and that the drivers are being attended to by medical professionals. Trucking accidents are a serious matter, no matter the details. If you have been struck by a truck, or a truck driver involved in a collision, contact the well-versed professional Texas trucking accident lawyers at Buckingham Barrera to steer you through the legal mire to protect yourself, or file a claim. Contact us by phone, or email, or come into our office today to discuss the details of your accident and we can discuss how to move forward. Drive safely.

Meet Your Team

Free Legal Consultation

Call us or fill out the form below to tell us about your potential case and a personal injury lawyer will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Legal & Firm News

Common Spine Injuries From Car Accidents

Soreness is a common sensation to experience following a car accident. But don’t mistake what you’re feeling for routine aches and pains—if your back is hurting, you’re experiencing any loss of movement, or suffering respiratory distress, you may have suffered a back injury. Signs and symptoms of common spine injuries from car accidents are not […]

Read More

What Are Coup and Contrecoup Brain Injuries?

Brain injuries, even those considered minor, almost always have an intense, unignorable impact on a person’s life. Doctors have a number of different ways to classify traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) based on factors like severity, location, and whether the injury penetrated the skull or was considered a closed-head injury. Among closed-head injuries, coup and contrecoup […]

Read More

What Is Considered Patient Abuse or Elderly Abuse?

Many New Mexico families find themselves between a rock and a hard place. They can’t provide their incapacitated, aging, or otherwise vulnerable loved one with the around-the-clock care they need because they have to work or have other obligations, yet this attention is imperative to ensure their loved one’s wellbeing. This need often ends with […]

Read More